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Published Feb. 3, 2016 4:21 PM

SMR fulgte høringen da Kina ble gransket av FN om tortur. Det er viktig at vi støtter kinesiske forskeres deltakelse på slike høringer, sier Cecilie Figenschou Bakke, leder av Kina-programmet.

Published Jan. 18, 2016 10:01 AM

- Dessverre så vi fortsatt drap, angrep og trusler mot journalister gjennom hele 2015. Generelt fikk ytringsfriheten i Europa dårligere kår, uttalte Dunja Mijatovic, representanten for mediefrihet i Organisasjonen for sikkerhet og samarbeid i Europa (OSSE) i et nylig intervju med Politico.

Mijatovic gjester Norge 18. januar når utenriksminister Børge Brende lanserer Regjeringens strategi for fremme av ytringsfrihet og uavhengige medier i Norges utenriks- og utviklingspolitikk.

Published Dec. 21, 2015 10:25 AM

"The opportunity to work with, train and advise military, police, governmental partners, civil society and civilians, all involved in the fight against sexual violence in Congo, is amazing." says Dominique Vidale-Plaza, who started her assignment as Woman Protection Advisor in the UN peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) in DR Congo this autumn.

Published Nov. 27, 2015 5:38 PM

Following an invitation from the Tanzanian government, the EU deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the general elections held on 25 October 2015. NORDEM sent three short term observers and one long term observer to this EOM.

Published Nov. 3, 2015 4:15 PM

One short term observer participated in the EUs observation of the Presidential elections, Senate and Deputy elections and the 2nd round of the local elections in Haiti on 25 October 2015.

Published Oct. 14, 2015 11:47 AM

- I would like to use what I have learned to improve the situation in my country for people who are disadvantaged, says Zhang Shuai (24).

As one of the two first students under the new agreement between Oslo University Law School and Renmin University, Zhang Shui studied four months at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in the fall of 2014.

Published Oct. 7, 2015 10:48 AM

EU has deployed an Election Observation Mission to observer the General Elections in Myanmar scehduled for 8 November. NORDEM has sent one longterm observer and will send three short term observers.

Published Oct. 5, 2015 5:07 PM

A total of 15 previous and current NORDEM secondees in the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) met with newly appointed State Secretary Tore Hattrem and other high level representatives of the Norwegian Foreign Ministry in Oslo in late September. One and a half year after the mission was deployed, the situation on the ground in Eastern Ukraine is still highly volatile, although one month with fewer breaches of the Minsk peace agreement provides hope and a window of opportunity.

Published Oct. 2, 2015 1:32 PM

After over 10 years on assignments for NORDEM, the last 6 years providing capacity building in Kosovo, Siv-Katrine Leirtrø comes back to Norway with an impressive record as NORDEM's most experienced secondee.

Published Oct. 1, 2015 4:46 PM

OSCE/ODIHR has deployed a Limited Election Observation Mission (LEOM) to observe Turkey’s early parliamentary elections scheduled for 1 November. NORDEM has sent two experienced long-term observers to this mission.